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New Report Reveals Critical Need for Improved Trust to Advance Cloud Adoption
“This is a new era for cloud providers,” said Raj Samani, chief technology officer, Intel Security EMEA. “ We are at the tipping point of investment and adoption, expanding rapidly as trust in cloud computing and cloud providers grows. As we enter a phase of wide-scale adoption of cloud computing to support critical applications and services, the question of trust within the cloud becomes imperative. This will become integral into realizing the benefits that cloud computing can truly offer.”
Intel Security International Internet of Things Smart Home Survey Shows Many Respondents Sharing Personal Data for Money
“Smart homes and their associated data have the potential to improve consumers’ everyday lives,” said Steve Grobman, chief technology officer for Intel Security. “The survey shows that many individuals would be comfortable sharing that data for a price, but they are still understandably concerned about cyberthreats. Security has to be foundational to the Internet of Things and when done right, it can be an enabler of IoT.”
McAfee Labs Threat Predictions Preview Cyber Threat Landscape for 2016 and Beyond
2016 Threat Predictions
McAfee Labs Report Reviews Five Years of Hardware and Software Threat Evolution
The five-year threat landscape analysis suggests:
New Survey Reveals Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity Challenges
“This data raises new and vital questions about how public and private interests can best join forces to mitigate and defend against cyberattacks,” said Clark Kent Ervin, Director, Homeland Security Program, Aspen Institute. “This issue must be addressed by policymakers and corporate leaders alike.”
Honeywell and Intel Security Team to Secure Critical Infrastructure and Industrial Internet of Things
“The threat of cyber attacks on industrial and critical infrastructure targets is growing rapidly and our customers are demanding effective cyber security to assist them in protecting their assets and people. Working with Intel Security expands our capabilities to enhance the availability, reliability and safety of customers’ industrial control systems and plant operations,” said Jeff Zindel, global business leader for Honeywell’s Industrial Cyber Security Solutions group. “Our collaboration with Intel Security will enable integrated, validated solutions for our industrial process customers to more rapidly deploy and better protect their investment. This approach is critical to enable the productivity potential of Honeywell automation solutions and the Industrial Internet of Things.”
McAfee Labs Report Sees New Ransomware Surge 165 Percent in First Quarter of 2015
In the first quarter of 2015, McAfee Labs registered a 165 percent increase in new ransomware driven largely by the new, hard-to-detect CTB-Locker ransomware family, a new ransomware family called Teslacrypt, and the emergence of new versions of CryptoWall, TorrentLocker, and BandarChor. McAfee Labs attributes CTB-Locker’s success to clever techniques for evading security software, higher-quality phishing emails, and an “affiliate” program that offers accomplices a percentage of ransom payments in return for flooding cyberspace with CTB-Locker phishing messages.
Intel Security and VMware Announce Integrated Solution for Automating and Accelerating Advanced Security Services Deployment
“Security is a critical concern for our health care customers who must deliver patient services quickly, in a secure manner. We use VMware NSX network virtualization to simplify and automate the delivery of Intel Security’s McAfee NSP through our new Cloud. This allows us to offer our customers the same advanced levels of threat protection for all their data center traffic, with security controls aligned with each application" said Matt Ferrari, CTO, ClearDATA.
Intel Security and KIOSK Information Systems to Help Protect Point-of-Sale Self-Service Systems from Growing Cyber Threats
Despite 2014 being widely considered the year of the retail data breach, connected technologies in the retail industry will continue to grow as next-generation devices enable retailers to better serve their customers’ needs. Worldwide, more than 3 billion people and over 75 billion devices are currently online, with millions of POS devices accessing the Internet.. The data on these devices is attractive to hackers looking to leverage credit card information and other customer data for their own financial gain. Built-in security is a key element in the effort to reduce the risks to businesses and consumers.